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Death Of A Spouse

Rating: 4.1

A man under the bridge
Staring at cusped hands
Holding his piece of the river
Seeping slowly through

I salute him
He fakes a grin
Returns to his contemplation
Lost in my incomprehension

Curiosity killing me
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I HAVE TROUBLE UNDERSTANDING THIS BUT THE PARTS THAT I DO MAKE THIS POEM AMAZING

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Ivor Hogg 29 February 2008

How strange that the words of a chance met stranger you may never see again lodge themselves indelibly in your mind.I wonder if he remebers you

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shel cope 16 February 2008

The wisdom of water nom? ....Great, I really, really like this!

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Patricia Gale 30 January 2008

Amazing work........

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Lynn El Amine 26 January 2008

this is just breathtaking..amazing

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Winter Wyte 05 February 2016

its amazing how simple words can remain fixed in our mind and when we do something that memory rushes back to us in a blink of the eye Simply amazing

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Chinedu Dike 02 September 2014

A nice piece. Keep it up.

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Kiran Prasad 29 June 2010

nice...(thats all that i want to comment but PH doesnot let me comment in less that 20 words, funny: -))

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Excellent piece of contemplation and great application of metaphor. I really enjoyed this and also can appreciate the sentiment. One question though, did you mean 'cupped' rather than 'cusped'? The latter refers to an object having pointed tips

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Amie-Lee ...... 27 March 2008

Truly wonderful, thanks for sharing.

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